Chase ends on NC State campus; 2 deputies crash with suspect

Derrick Ahmir Jarrod Wiggins and the scene of the end of the chase. Wiggins photo from CCBI. Scene photo by Kelly Kennedy/CBS North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a chase Sunday ended on the campus of North Carolina State University.

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Authorities say around 9:20 a.m. a deputy initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle for expired tags on Tar Heel Club Road.

As the deputy was talking to the driver, the man took off and a chase began through Raleigh, officials said.

The pursuit ended on William Moore Road and Blue Ridge Road.

Authorities say two deputy vehicles were involved in a collision with the suspect but no one was hurt.

Derrick Ahmir Jarrod Wiggins, 20, of Knightdale, initially gave officers a wrong name — Derrick Moore — when they arrested him, the Wake County Sheriff’s Office said.

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Wiggins is facing several charges including fleeing to elude arrest, assault with a deadly weapon, injury to personal property, disorderly conduct and simple assault.

He is being held on a $100,000 bond. No one else was in his vehicle.

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